APPOINTMENTS IN PERSON, PHONE, SKYPE and FACETIME

Viktoryia Biheza Ferretti L.M.F.T.

Viktoryia is a Florida Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who specializes in relationships and marital counseling, treatment of anxiety  and depression, grief and trauma in teens, children and adults. She has extensive training and experience in Infant Mental Health, Child-Parent Relational Therapy (CPRT), play therapy and parenting skills.  Viktoryia‘s primary therapeutic approach is Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy(CBT), however she incorporates Solution Focused, Psychodynamic and Client-Centered approaches to fit her clients’ needs. Viktoryia is passionate about incorporating art therapy and other creative solutions into her work.

Viktoryia‘s background, cultural sensitivity and bilingual (English/Russian) ability provided her with opportunities to successfully engage with diverse populations of children, adults, couples and families. Her empathy, sense of humor and genuine caring attitude allow her clients to feel accepted and make the process of change feel natural and empowering.

EDUCATION
University of Miami, Coral Gables , Florida, M.S.Ed in Counseling, Marriage and Family Therapy
Florida Gulf Coast University, Fort Myers, Florida, B.A. in Psychology, Summa Cum Laude
Minsk State Linguistic University, Minsk, Belarus, Linguistics & English

CERTIFICATES
Level 1 Certification in Gottman Method Couples Therapy, The Gottman Institute
Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, C-START
Infant Mental Health Training Program, Institute of Child and Family Health
Cognitive Processing Therapy, Medical University of South Carolina
Trauma-Focused Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy with Childhood Traumatic Grief, Medical University of South Carolina
Trauma-Focused Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Medical University of South Carolina
Functional Assessment Rating Scale, Florida Department of Children and Families, Rater ID 805-020-482
Children’s Functional Assessment Rating Scale, Florida Department of Children and Families, Rater ID 805-027-958
Core Competency Advocacy Training, Florida Coalition against Domestic Violence, Naples, Florida
QPR Suicide Prevention Gatekeeper, Naples, Florida
Advocacy Core Training, Florida Council against Sexual Violence, Naples, Florida

AFFILIATIONS AAMFT, APT